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TH6 VILLAGE OF WHITECLIFF, PAUL 
AMBS FIfJALLV RETURNS HOftlE AND (S | 
GKSeTEO AT THE PEPOT BV HIS TWIN. 
PETER AMES, . 

BUT WHY, WHEN 
GREEN STREET , 
CUTS OUR 
DISTANCE IN 1"^ 
HALF"? 



WE'LL TAKE THE] 
WEST ROAD. 
PAUL... 




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GREEN street! SILLY OF Me, 1 KNOW... 
BUT THERE WAS ^ SIRL THERE. . . A BOSA 
WELLS,,, I,,-. WELL, FRANKLY 1 JILTED 
her! she died SOON after. ,. and ASj 
GOSSIPS WOULP MAVe IT. SHE TOOK 
I HER OWN LIFE BECAUSE OF MB! 



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. . . BUT AGAtN THE SIGHT OF THE 
MYSTERIOUS GIRL MADE PAUL 
UNABLE TO SPEAie OP THE STRANGE 
LOVE THAT SMOLDERED WmilN M1M. 



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LIVEO IN? 



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FROM THE CHAMBER OF MySTERV... 





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YOUR TRAIN 
NOW.. 



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VELLS? X NEVER DIP WANT J 



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THE ANCIENT COBBLESTONES, KEEPING MEASURE 
W:TH THE POUNDING OF HIS HEART.. , 



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CRY Of DEAOlY TERROR THAT SOUSED THE TOWNS- ' 
POLK FROM TF«(R HONEST SLUMSER. .. IT WAS HOUR'S 
SEFORe PETER AMES WAS FINALLY L0CAT60, ANO] 
THEN HE WAS PAR B£VOND ANY. EARTHLY AID . 

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PERILOUS PACT 



By JOHN MARTIN 



AT THE phone, Luigi chafed impatiently. 

•From the other end of the wire came 
I[ianca'B words, pleading, pathetic: 
" "You have forgotten me, Luigi. Lkliow 
you have. I know you have !" f 

Luigi stdo'd there, scowjing into the 
mouthpiece of the phone. It waa hard to' 
know what to say. " ■ 

"I have seen you with Carla, Luigi. Eat, 
Luigi, you promised yonrsetf to me!" 

Still ho said nothing. He ground his 
teeth. It was difficult, almost impossible, to 
reason with a woman. Even Carla, he knew, 
was difficult. Besides, he knew truth was 
on Bianca's side. But it had all happened 
So long ago! 

Ixrok, Bianca," he said finally. "What . 
happened when we were children can't mat- 
ter to us now that we're grown. You can see 
that, can't you?" He hesitated. There was 
silence on the othfer eni.- ^^gknced irapa 
tiently at his wrist- watch; ^e had a date, 
he knew — not with Carla, hut with a 
warehouse safe and a gun. "Eianca, ..." 
he began again. Then, he heard a click in" 
the phone. She^ had hung up. 

Breathing a sigh of relief,: Luigi slammed 
the phone back on its base, picked up his 
hat, glanced carefully in the mirror and 
took the gun out of his bureau drawer. In- 
stantly, as a knock sounded on the door, a 
stab of fear, shot through him. He shot the 
weapon into his shoulder holster. 

"Come in," he said goftly. In the slums 
a man had to apeak quietly. Death' might lie 
at the end pf a sharp word. 

The door opened and Guiseppe Barto, 
Biaacf '5 brother, stood there. Like Luigi, he 
was a little over twenty-one, built slender 
and wirv, with dark, intense eyes, black 
wavy hair. He walked into Luigi's room. 
. - *^ou will 6ot marry Bianca aa you prom- 
feed?" he asked quietly. 

"I just spoke to . . . Luigi began and 
stopped, a Ichill hand laying itself on his 
heart. How could Guiseppe know he had 
finally refused his sister? It had heeii^-ofily 
a moment ■ - ^ . 

•^ovT did you kaoTi?' liev;s»id, 

Gt^§e sriiiled, his mouth tightenihg. 

'■I knew," he said. "It is not easy to hide 
things from me, Luigi. You knew that when 
we M'ere boys. \nd, when we were boys did 
we not both sign a pact of friendship ni 
idood? Did we not swear to be friends,. tor.-. 



ever? Did you not swear to marry none 
other than my sister, Bianca? Now you have 
takjen up with Carlaf" He spat in derision. 

Luigi shuddered. He knew how seriously 
the slums- took such pacts. But he also knew 
he had grown away from the slums and their 
petty crimes Guiseppe was still a stealer of 
trifles, as he had been .when a boy. But 
Luigi — inwardly, Luigi shiiled — had 
joined bigger rackets. Now he even 
enjoyea the protection of the local political 
boss. As he remembered that, his courage 
came back. He aneered at Guiseppe. - - 

"What shall a boy's act mean to a man 
he demanded. He shook his head. "I am 
sorry, Guiseppe — and I mean no harm — 
but I am a man now, as you are. I want 
Carta, not Bianca! And I mean to live mj- 
own life, not the cheap life of these slums!*" 

Guiseppe's f ace pi^d. His eyes snapped' . 
dangerously. , - 

"You know the price of a broken- oath 
among our people?" he asked. 

"I know the vendetta." 

"The vendetta! .And yoo take it sq, 
calmly!" ; ;V V - . ,/ 

"Because the vendetta is childish here in 
America, "-Luigi sard. "It is siliy, inefficient. 
It wastes good blood — as I once wasted 
blood myself." His eyelids lifted in sardonic 
amusement -'-v'' i 

"The vendetta, then!" Guiseppe ground 
out. He turned on his heel and slunk out the. 
door. 

COR AWHILE. Luigi stared after him, a 
look of bravado on his f^ce, but a worm 
of. horror ^growing in his heart. Perhaps he 
had gone too far. he tJiought. But no . . . 
there were rumors about Guiseppe's family, 
bad rumors even here in the slums, things 
dark and sinister that were only hinted at. , 
At first, when they both were boys, Luigi 
had ignored them, for Guiseppe and Bianca 
were ever his close friends, but the rumors- 
persisted, though he could make peither lieaU 
noT tail of them. It was as he had always 
thought — he fiad groWii away from the 
older thiiiga. This "was Aifierica, in :ly54, 
not dark, haunt-ridden Central Europe. Here 
the sun shone and at night the streets, 
brightly lit. kept the terror of the yljoomy 
hours at bay. ' ' . > . r » ; 

It n-as best, he decided, that he have iio 
contact. with them. Besides, .he knew (Whpre 



to seek- protection. A word from him and 
Guiseppe could be silenced. Outside it was 
getting dark. He felt for the security of the 
gun in its shoulder holster, went downstairs 
and out the door. 

Uown slum streets stre\\Ti with garbage, 
alive with raucous humanity, Luigi passed 
quietly. In the distance loomed tne ware- 
house he had planned to rob, far down on 
the waterlront. From rumors he knew the 
old safe in its main office was easier to 
open than a tin can — and that it held a 
juicy. $26,000 in small bills. 

The streets became more and more 
deaerted^as he neared the waterfront and the 
warehouse. The street lamps were soon 
almost drowned in the haze drifting in from 
off the bay. 'Quickly circling the building, 
he made a rapid survey. There was no one 
behind him. He had almost half-expected 
Guiseppe to have fdllowed him. But there 
was no one. Two blocks away, a cop passed 
around a comer and w^s lost to view. 

Luigi -darted into the shadow of an alley. 
Travt:i.Miig It quickly, be came to a loading 
platform with a door leading from it into 
the warehouse. Often, while casing the job, 
he had seen the night watchman let himself 
in by that door. His heart pounding, he tried 
it. It swung open. Luigi let himself into the 
dark interior, flattening against the wall. He 
knew precisely where the office was — down 
the gQrridor and fifty feet to the left. Draw- 
ing his gun he. nSade:-his way down the 
darkened corridor until he came to the; bend 
in the passage. At Jts end was the office 
door, Stoppiiig, Ke^ listened. There- wasnt 
a sound. 'Luigi grinned crookedly. He would 
have no trouble opening the safe. To a man 
■as skilled as he was, only time was impor- 
tant. He would have plenty of time to listen 
to the fall of the.tumblers. 

Abruptly, he'headed down the bend of 
the corridor. At that moment the office door 
opened. Luigi froze, his thoughts 'exploding. 

The watchman! 

ftNCE, TWICE, Luigi's gun barked. The 

watchman fell- against the door as 
thunder of the weapon echoed and re-echoed. 
' Lying on the floor. he fumbled in his jacket. 
Luigi paused, irre.solute. Then he whirled as 
the other firetl. An icy. Jiumbing shock 
smashed flown "his neck., A sii;keniiig flood 
of witrm red blood followed. With twror 
Lui^ knew his jugular vein had been nitked 
— not severed, but cut badly enough to aUoft'- 
him to bleed to death quickly. Outside a 
distant .police -wbisfle sounded: bummonmg 
his strength he ran to the loading platform 
dodged di.wn an alley and kept antil 
ihe warehouse was blocks behind. Then he 
changed course and ran across town- 
It was at the corner of a slum alley that 
Luigi .tolteredi He §aw th e afa-aet wobblgjg 



front of him, then rise up like the further 
end of a see-saw. 'For one long moment he 
tried to. stay erect. He tottered forward a 
few yards, then began crumpling. Before he 
blacked out, he started thinking: They'll 
find me. They'll fenoiv I was shot. I'll hang, 
or I'll bum. Ill hmg or TU bum. Then 
oblivion came. 

The first sound he heard when he woke 
■was a calm, friendly voice : 

"Feeling better? You're all right now." 

He opened his eyes. He was in a hospital 
room. The nurse smiled. 

"You ahnoat died. Looked like you tore 
your jugular vein on a nail. Fortunately, 
someone found you. You were rushed to the 
hospital, A friend donated blood." 

So he wasn't connected with the ware- 
house shooting. Luigi closed his eyes for a 
moment in silent thanksgiving. He'd gotten 
away with it. But who was the friend who 
had given him his blood? 

"Yeah, yeah," he muttered "It was an 
accident. You — you say a friend gave me 
his blood?" ' 

"Yes, he's waiting to see you," the nurse 
said and went outside. 

A moment later, Luigi's eyes widened 
with shock as Guiseppe and Bianca came 
into the room. The nurse left, closing the 
door behind her. . ^ - 

Guiseppe came close to the bed. Both 
his and Bianca's eyes biirned deeply like 
coals. They, stared down at Luigi, Luigi 
shuddered'.as Guiseppe laughed; With deep 
sarcasm Guiseppe begaiiHo speak. 

"I hope you,W!ll^not mind. I came as a 
friend after I had J^^whI about the 'accident' 
to give you blood." 

"As a friend?" Luigi gasped. "But the 
vendetta ... J" 

."The vendetta is over," Guiseppe said. "I 
made sure of that by putting my blood in 
your veins. Yes, you will marry Bianca, now. 
You will be one of us. You will have to be 
pne of us, Luigi — * or you will starve to 
death. Only we can protect you." 

"One — one of . youT' Luigi asked, 
brokenly. 

. "You have, no doubt, heard of the rumors 
abdut my family?" Guiseppe continued. 
"Yes, you have heard. Well, they are true, 
Luigi. We are a family of vampires. And 
htfCv, with my blood in your veins you are 
a vampire, tool" 

Bianca gently topte (>ne of Lujigfa hands 
and began to caress .tt He staj?ed up'at her, 
jcnowing whai would be tna tePiibie lot -now: 
the long, €fndie3s thirst of the living 'dead 
that oiilv fresh warm blood could quench. 
Then, Luigi began to laugh insanely. What 
a joke! Yes. he would marry her. He would 
be tied to her forever, for Bianca vfould 
know where warm, fresh; blood could be 
obtained., _ 



V/A^Jo NOW. 



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I^RAt^K FEV, FAMOUS MYSTERY STORV WRITER, 
WAS ALWAYS ON THE ALERT FOR POSSiSlE 

PLOTS, And Mrs ssarch often lep to w. 

CTRANGE PLACES,, j—- "^^^WM- 

i auction! WAT'S 
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^ueSS VOU'RE THE ONLY BIDDER,' 
SIR'! VOL) KNOW OF ITS BACK- 
GROUND, NO DOUBT? BeLONGED_ 
^TO 'BLOOD'/ JOHN," 1. UNITER- 
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f^F PRANK FEY NffTli6P •ftttt THE EVfim 

STRAtNEO And HIS GUESTS 
' UNCOMPOBTABLe, ME MSVCft 80THERE 
TO SHOW (T... EVEN WHEN THEV 
^jaePARTCD EARt.reR THAN USUAl 




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JN TO yi^lT AT A TIME 
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! AFRAID OP IT... I .-HUST PIND 

IT.., IT'S GOT TO SE AROUNff^ 

SOMEPLACE-' 



' YOU'LL HAVE TO TURN 
THAT HAHP OVER To US, / AMUSEMENT 
MR. FEY. IT'S AGA1W5T 
THS LAW TO HAVE SUCH 
A THING IN VCUR 
POSSe5SI0N.,.POR 

purposes of 
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fee 

BUT 

eitiCe -AGAIN was" THE SEARCH FOR 
'-"i-OOOy JOHN'S" HAND (NTERRUPTeO-. ■ 
■ THIS TIME BY FRANK FEV'S FIANCEE. -. 
' RATHER THAN ALARM THE GIRL WITH 
I THE NEWSJpF THE HAND, HE TRIE D ' 

TO AVOID 'the SUBJECT... ' 

'frank, 1 INSliT" 
ON KNOWING WHERE 
, THE HAND IS) 



...DON'T VCU SEE 
PARLING.IT'S AN 
EVIL HAND.' 
DANGEROUS, ..AND... 
AND r HATE IT] 



ARE VOU GOING TO 
BE CHILDISH AGAIN, 
JILL'^ FORGET THAT 




'y'nE SHRILL 
SIGNAL OF 
THE PHONE 

. CHOSE THAT 
VEfW WOI^T 

'V3 SilMMON 
FRANK FROM 
THE:" SOCM- 





Hot paring 
to sp6ak too 

~ the police 

P6AB THAT 
- WOULD 
HEAR, FRANK 

CUT THE 
CCiJveRSATION 
6MO«T. . . BUT 

MHEN HB 
RETURNED 
TO THE 

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kill me for 
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fwrm HIM 

A FEW 

HOURS, 
. /HIKE... , 



rVOU'LL BE ALL RIGHT NOW.. 
.I'M ARMEP, BUT BE QUIET 
.FOB. A WHILEi 
WfLLVOUi 
FELLOW? 



H£ DoiSN T BELIEVE ME/ NONE 
OF THSM POf Tȣy PKOSABLV 
TM/NKZ MURPEREP -JILL /^VSELF/ \ 
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IF H£ 0/VLY KNEW TUE //ANP ^ 

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C-CAN'T SEEM TV AflOVE... 
LIKE A NlGMT&tARM...OH. 
HELP ME, SOMEONE... 
HELP ME... 



EN WITH HIS FRANTIC STRUGGLING, THERE WAS 
NO RtDDlNG.THE HAND HELP OVER HIS FACE. 
.SHUTTING OFF BReATH-- ■ FINALLY FRANK FEV'S 
"HEAD WAS SMASHED AGAINST T«e MARBLE 
fMANTLEi AND WITHOUT A SINGLE CRY, HE 
■SPRAWLED TO THE FLOOR. INERT, .. LIFELESS. .. 



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„.SUT THE HAND. SPBEAO IN EVIL ^ 
\ TRIUMPH, WAS UNEXPeCTeOLY SWHPT 
DOWNWARD BV ITS VICTIM'S DEATH- FALU,; 
AND THE LICKING FLAMES LEAPED OLrT,! 
SRASPINS— CONSUMING... DESTR0VIN3.;V| 



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SHADOWS AND DOOM.,.f-" 



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pRSf^RATioNS wgae uNQeR WAV n 

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STUCTEP FROM YOUR /HOOTeO TO 
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ne WCT EXIST ^JUST LIKS 

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yes, APTER MUCH LIVING TIME 
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THAT GAVE US OUR l-lPE- IT IS 
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THAT IS WHY /V.Y PEOPLE 
ATTACK. ROCKETS THAT 
S6E<TO LAND MERE-i: 
TO PROTECT 
STRANGERS. 



EARTH- MEN DON'T GI^'Ej 
UP SC EAStLy JADO; I'M 
eOlNS TO LEAVE THE 
GREEN PLANET AND 
I'M TAKING VOU 



WHATMAN BE 
DONE TO 
AVOID SUCH 
A PATE, 



TKERE IS NO 
ESCAPE FROM^ 
CHOtORS... , 
FOR AWWAtf ?, 



MY CARRIER 
ISN T AS DAMAGED 
AS I EXPECTWO' 
I'M CERTAIN We'LU 
BE ABLE TO GST 
IT TO PLY again) 



MV PEOPLE VVOOLDl 
ROOT .ME BEFORE 
IMV TIME IF THEY 
1 CAUGHT ME TRYING . 
' TO DESERT 
CHClORS 



moon THS •o&esr i&oe 
^iv-ea?. PRC'S r-e 

CONCUS9iON C*: fTS CTwM' 
OETONATIO« A.«e Ncses 

SUCH A MOVE. Tue 





HT was DeClDEO FEW CWVS LATER TVIAT K/P ! 
WOULP RESUME HIS STUDY OP CHOLORS WITH j 
JADO'S ASSISTANCE-. -HE HAPA PROVING UROfi ' 
TO LEA' \ rtlORE CF THE PLANET WHERE 
DEATH -TOOK ON SUCH A MYSTERIOUS COUfiTEfi-, 
PART. . 



□ ON T GO, WAfT/l 
I've BEEN AWAV 
PROM VOU TOO 
LONO AS IT IS.' 
I WANT you 
MY SIDE... 






,,ww..WOUT TWE ACCUSTOMED ATMOCeHCRlC 
'PAHSSURE OF gHOL.O ftC< JAOO'6 RAY-GUN 

« USELESS... jr.; ^^^^W^^^^^ ^^^^ 

^ NOT ^ OUICKLV BEFORE 



OPeRATEll KIP SEES IT! HE'S 
COMING... 






TRIEP 

_ 'to kill you! t 

''^AN'T UNDERSTANO 
IT, MARY! SHE WAS 

SO sweer to me! 

HE SAVeP MY L-IFE' 



L KNOW. 
ANP MOW 
SHE THINKS 
SHE OWNS it! 
* THAT (3IR1- 
' DOESN'T BELONG 
DOWN HERE, KIP! 
SHE'S UNHAPPVAND 
COULP EVEN BECOME 
DANGEROUS ! 



NASGINQ SUSPICION OF JADO'S CONDUCT 
JiSGED AT KIP'S CONSCIENCE ... COULD THIS ' 

FROM CHOLORS PROVE DANGEROUS'?! 
iSOMETHINS PROMPTED HIM TO CMECK 
iTHE LOCK THAT PROTECTED HIS 
.ROCKEtSHIPFROM OU TSIDE RS., . j 

/rS BBSN TAMf^ABO J 

'with.' wtfo euss auT <■. 
//i/rsK£ST£S>? auT J 




■IP'S STUDV OP CHOLORS PLANET 
WASK'T TO BE ABANDONED BECAUSe 
OP JADO'S CONDUCT, A\r, ONE !?4y 
HE SAW A MOST UNUSwAL 
~~ ^ 



I THINK I've 
COfJTACTEO 
YOUR PEOPLE 
THEY SEEM 
TO SE 
SENDING A 
MESSAGE 






MOTT6R. eecORS iT 
OftPiPLV Wi-i-S IT, 



, wnl r<AV*NT I PBiD 
Cl-OSeft ATTENTION 
TO W6A? SHE MUST" 
HAVE BeeN FADING 
OAILV. . . ANC 1 NEveR 



VOU'RB RIGHT.' 
COmK with ivie, *1AR7 
ANP WE'LL PRePARE 
■THe ROCKET SH'f> 
THEM GET MER/NTO 
IT AS QLJICKLVAS^ 




UCT'S SET BACK 
TO -nm LAS, 
MARV, PSRHAPg 
WE CAN WATCH 
HSR FLIC5HT. 




_,.,KfP, I WISH you'P 
FOaOET ABOUT THE 
PLANET Oe CHOLORS! 
I OON'T THINK WE WGHE 
eVER /MEANT TO KNOW 
ANYTHtNG ABOUT IT' 




_iLL RECORPS OP CHOItOaS, THE CREEN 
PLANET, WHERE DEATM TAKES ON STRANGE 
FORMS, WERE DESTROVED IN THE LAST FEW 
MINUTES A CHOLORS MAIDEN SPENT ON 
EARTH ... IT WAS HER FlfJAL JUDGMENT THAT 
THE TWO PtANETS WERE NOT MEANT TO JOIM 
IN SCIENCE... AKD W>*0 CAN SAV THAT SHE _. 
WAS WROMG, FOB. SHE KNEW MORE O F BO T H U 
, PLACES THAN ANT LIVING MOHTAl.; J ' " " "> 

^.L.. 11,111 *• 




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AHO I FGBL Ur.E A HEW MAM' 

THUE WE«K COunSE 

s a SHap' J. — ^BO*. on Bov,. 





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